Eli Capilouto

Eli Capilouto
12th President of the
University of Kentucky
In office
2011 - Present
Preceded byLee T. Todd, Jr.
Personal details
Born (1949-08-22) August 22, 1949 (age 68)
Montgomery, Alabama


Eli Capilouto, DMD, Sc.D. (created August 22, 1949 in Montgomery, Alabama) may be the twelfth chief executive of the College or university of Kentucky. He previously been the provost from the College or university of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).

Early life

Capilouto is a local of Alabama. He received the majority of his education there and offers spent a lot of his profession within the condition. Capilouto acquired his bachelor's level from the College or university of Alabama. His Doctor of Oral Medication and master's levels in epidemiology originated from UAB. In 1991, he received a doctorate in wellness policy and administration from Harvard College of Public Wellness. He became a member of the UAB faculty in 1975. He's wedded to Mary Lynne Capilouto, who's also a dental professional and previous dean of the institution of Dentistry at UAB. The few provides one daughter.

Academic and administrative career

Capilouto served while Dean from the UAB College of Public Wellness from 1994 to 2001 before he returned to his analysis and faculty session as teacher. He was called Performing Provost in 2002, and assumed the post completely in 2005. On 4 Might 2011, Capilouto was chosen to achieve success Lee Todd, Jr., the eleventh leader of the School of Kentucky. He was employed under a five-year agreement with a bottom annual income of $500,000 plus $125,000 in benefits and a feasible bonus as high as $50,000.Under his administration, the University of Kentucky sued the university's pupil newspaper to appeal an open up records dispute using the Kentucky Attorney General relating to a sexual harassment case involving learners and a faculty member. The judge upheld the charm, stating the fact that student records in the event are protected beneath the Government Family Educational Privileges and Privacy Action (FERPA). The paper plans to charm the decision. The problem has created significant controversy.